No. 23 Maryland women rout Massachusetts, 82-50

November 27, 2010|By From Sun Staff Reports

The 23rd-ranked Maryland women's basketball team rolled past Massachusetts, 82-50, on Saturday afternoon in its final game of the Pirate Invitational.

The Terrapins (5-1) dominated the paint, outscoring the Minutewomen (0-5) inside, 48-8.

Freshman Alyssa Thomas led all scorers with 15 points on 6-for-10 shooting from the field for the Terps.

She added seven rebounds, three assists and two steals. Sophomore Tianna Hawkins scored 14, as she was 7-for-8 from the field.

The Terrapins led 11-9 with 15 minutes remaining in the first half; 20 seconds later, junior Lynetta Kizer made a layup and was fouled on the play. She made the free throw and jump-started the Terrapins on a 13-2 run over the next seven minutes. They led 39-19 at the half.

Maryland will head to West Lafayette, Ind., to take on Purdue on Thursday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Toledo 77, UMBC 72: Michelle Kurowski scored a season-high 24 points, but the Retrievers (1-5) dropped their third straight on the opening day of the Iona Thanksgiving Classic to the Rockets (2-3)

Canisius 58, Towson 52: The Tigers (2-3) let an eight-point second-half lead slip away as the Golden Griffins (2-2) pulled off the win at home.

Sheree Ledbetter led Towson with a career-high 18 points and added five rebounds and four assists.

Florida 52, Navy 43: The Gators (5-1) went on a 13-2 run in the final nine minutes against the visiting Midshipmen (4-2) in the Dead River Company Classic championship game at the University of Maine.

Morgan State 53, Northwestern State 48: Moneshia Davis had 10 steals to go with her game-high 16 points for the Bears (4-2) against the Demons (2-4) in the DePaul Tournament third-place game.

Mount St. Mary's 70, Florida A&M 61: Raven Barber posted career highs of 16 points and 10 rebounds as the host Mount (2-3) extended its homecourt winning streak to 11 games with a win against the Rattlers (2-4).

The streak is the longest since a 16-game streak that spanned the 1994-95 and 1995-96 seasons.

Mount St. Mary's Lamar Trice added career highs with 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists off the bench.

Duquesne 101, UMBC 67: The Retrievers (0-5) fell behind early after turning the ball over nine times in the first seven minutes of the game against the host Dukes (3-1).

Jamar Wertz made a 3-pointer to bring UMBC within 10 points five minutes into the second half, but Duquesne responded with five unanswered points, and its lead never came below 10 points the rest of the game.

UMES 89, Navy 81 OT: Hillary Haley had a game-high 32 points and scored 12 of 20 team points in the overtime to lift the visiting Hawks (2-4) over the Mids (2-6).

Navy trailed 69-67 with a minute left in regulation when O.J. Avworo hit a layup with 42 seconds left to force the overtime. UMES got the overtime started with three back-to-back 3s, two of them by Haley, to roll past the Mids.

Greg Brown led Navy with 28 points.

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